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Brian Wilson: SNP must use power to aid women hit by pension changes – The Scotsman


The Scotsman

Brian Wilson: SNP must use power to aid women hit by pension changes
The Scotsman
A campaign has developed in Scotland calling on the SNP Government – which has been vociferous in support of WASPI – to actually do something which will help to ease the position, at least of those in most need. This seems like exactly the kind of …
Kenny MacAskill calls on Holyrood to be courageous and demand more powers over drugsThe National

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Posted on 18 August 2017 | 5:04 am

Fresh calls for SNP’s ‘detested’ named person policy to be scrapped – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Fresh calls for SNP's 'detested' named person policy to be scrapped
Telegraph.co.uk
The Scottish Government is facing renewed calls to scrap its hugely controversial “named person” scheme after senior lawyers said measures to improve the …
Lawyers' concerns over attempts to fix named person plans – BBC …BBC News

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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 3:33 pm

SNP urges UK Government to come clean on analysis that … – Herald Scotland


Herald Scotland

SNP urges UK Government to come clean on analysis that …
Herald Scotland
THE SNP has called on the Brexit Department to publish its analysis on the impact of EU withdrawal after a former aide to David Davis claimed it…

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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 9:20 am

BBC ‘discrediting SNP’ over Charlottesville ‘nationalists’ – The … – The Scotsman


The Scotsman

BBC 'discrediting SNP' over Charlottesville 'nationalists' – The …
The Scotsman
Supporters of Scottish independence have accused the BBC of seeking to discredit the SNP by calling far-right demonstrators who provoked the Charlottesville …

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Posted on 16 August 2017 | 4:54 pm

Alex Salmond urges SNP to adopt radical change at Westminster – The Scotsman


The Scotsman

Alex Salmond urges SNP to adopt radical change at Westminster
The Scotsman
The former SNP leader said: “[The SNP] decided a long time ago in our history as a party that we wouldn't be abstentionist. We'd always attend, we'd always work, we'd always do the job. And that's right of course. “But at various times different
Instead of strengthening Scottish politics, Alex Salmond plays the funny manThe Guardian
Alex Salmond: SNP should help fund the Scottish Independence ConventionCommonSpace
Former SNP leader Alex Salmond slammed for telling 'degrading' joke about sex with top female politiciansMirror.co.uk
New Statesman –Evening Standard
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Posted on 16 August 2017 | 9:58 am

Jeremy Kyle corrected by SNP MSP over condoms in baby boxes – The Scotsman


The Scotsman

Jeremy Kyle corrected by SNP MSP over condoms in baby boxes
The Scotsman
Chat show host Jeremy Kyle received a frank explanation from an SNP MSP today when he asked why condoms were included in the new Scottish Government-issued baby box. The stand-in Good Morning Britain host, who is covering for Piers Morgan, was …

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Posted on 15 August 2017 | 2:48 pm

SNP are giving young people a chance in education no matter their background – Mhairi Black – Scottish Daily Record


Scottish Daily Record

SNP are giving young people a chance in education no matter their background – Mhairi Black
Scottish Daily Record
These figures show that the Scottish Government's drive to widen access to higher education is working. As an SNP MP it won't surprise anyone that I feel passionate about widening access to education. Wherever you come from, whatever your background …

Posted on 14 August 2017 | 6:57 am

Salmond: Michelle Thomson situation ‘handled badly’ by SNP – BBC News


BBC News

Salmond: Michelle Thomson situation 'handled badly' by SNP
BBC News
Alex Salmond has criticised his party over its treatment of former SNP MP Michelle Thomson. Ms Thomson has said she was given no choice but to resign the SNP whip after a fraud allegations were made against a former business associate. She later sat as …
Alex Salmond: Michelle Thomson situation was 'handled badly' by SNPThe Scotsman
Michelle Thomson situation handled badly by SNP – Alex SalmondBT.com

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Posted on 12 August 2017 | 3:40 pm

SNP Cabinet held as few as three discussions a year on attainment gap while education standards fell – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

SNP Cabinet held as few as three discussions a year on attainment gap while education standards fell
Telegraph.co.uk
Alex Salmond's SNP Cabinet held scheduled discussions on the huge attainment gap between poor and wealthy school pupils as few as three times a year while literacy and numeracy standards declined, the Telegraph can disclose. Scottish Cabinet minutes …

Posted on 9 August 2017 | 9:00 pm

Former MP Michelle Thomson criticises SNP leadership – BBC News


BBC News

Former MP Michelle Thomson criticises SNP leadership
BBC News
The former SNP MP Michelle Thomson has criticised her treatment at the hands of the party's leadership. Days after learning she would not face charges, Ms Thomson said leader Nicola Sturgeon did not give her the chance to explain her side of the story.
Former SNP MP calls for apology from Sturgeon after fraud case droppedThe Guardian
Michelle Thomson SNP row explained as ex-MP criticises partyThe Scotsman
Sturgeon: Michelle Thomson situation 'not easy' for SNPBBC News
Telegraph.co.uk –The Ferret (registration) –The Times
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Posted on 6 August 2017 | 10:39 am

SNP – BingNews

Brian Wilson: SNP must use power to aid women hit by pension changes

The late Donald Dewar, on being described as “the midwife of devolution,” replied that devolution’s only midwife was Margaret Thatcher. It was she who persuaded enough Scottish voters to put up a defence against “the same thing happening again”.

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 11:48 pm

SNP councils go it alone on schools

A string of SNP-run councils have set out plans that would allow them to maintain “local democratic accountability” for education in the face of reforms proposed by the Scottish government. In a move that pre-empts proposals from the education …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 4:01 pm

SNP warned against further curbs on Scots brewers after drinks industry boom

Despite ministers’ repeated efforts to cut alcohol consumption the party seized on new figures to boast of helping the brewery sector double in size since 2010. Holyrood researchers found there were 115 breweries up and running in the country last year …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 11:40 am

Fresh calls for SNP’s ‘detested’ named person policy to be scrapped

The Scottish Government is facing renewed calls to scrap its hugely controversial “named person” scheme after senior lawyers said measures to improve the legislation did not meet the concerns of the UK’s highest court. Nicola Sturgeon’s government …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 9:32 am

Why the SNP’s MPs would probably not support a vote for an early general election

Ever since it became clear that Mrs. May’s June election gamble had failed and she’d lost her majority there’s been lots of speculation that this parliament will not go through to its full term in June 2022. Maybe but there is the obstacle to …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 5:43 am

Scottish Labour will make sure SNP keeps promise to our kids and insist education is top priority

This week marks two years since I became Scottish Labour leader. Three elections, a referendum on the EU and the near constant campaign around the constitution in Scotland has been packed into that time – now it’s time to take a breath and focus on …

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 10:22 pm

BBC ‘discrediting SNP’ by calling Charlottesville neo-Nazis ‘nationalists’

Supporters of Scottish independence have accused the BBC of seeking to discredit the SNP by calling far-right demonstrators who provoked the Charlottesville unrest “white nationalists.” James Cook, the BBC’s North America Correspondent, was forced to …

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 11:33 am

Alex Salmond urges SNP to adopt radical change at Westminster

Alex Salmond has warned SNP MPs that they need to step up their efforts at Westminster – because there are ‘no gold stars for good attendance’. The former member for Gordon was speaking during the third instalment of his sell-out show at the Edinburgh …

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 3:08 am

The SNP Government’s drive to widen access to uni is working

It’s brilliant news that more young people in Scotland than ever before are now getting the opportunity to go to our world-class university. New figures from UCAS – the body that organises applications for people who want to go to uni – show that the …

Posted on 14 August 2017 | 7:25 am

SNP Black Pearl Renew Black Ampoule Mask Review

Recently, I purchased quite a few mask sheets from the Korean brand SNP (Shining Nature Purity) and I really enjoyed using most of them. Today, I am going to talk about a totally different type of a sheet mask – it is their “Black Pearl Renew Black …

Posted on 7 August 2017 | 10:01 pm

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